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== (total 60 hours of self-study)<br>  ==
 
== (total 60 hours of self-study)<br>  ==
  
== Topic 1: Fundamentals of nuclear chemistry 1 (12 h)  ==
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=== &nbsp;Topic 1: Fundamentals of nuclear chemistry 1 (12 h)&nbsp; ===
  
 
*Structure and properties of atomic nuclei.  
 
*Structure and properties of atomic nuclei.  

Revision as of 19:53, 21 May 2012

Theoretical part of the course

(total 60 hours of self-study)

 Topic 1: Fundamentals of nuclear chemistry 1 (12 h) 

  • Structure and properties of atomic nuclei.
  • Classification of radionuclides.
  • Kinetics of radioactive decay. Radioactive equilibria.
  • Binuclear reactions. Yield of nuclear reactions.


Topic 2: Fundamentals of nuclear chemistry 2 (12 h)

  • Natural radioactivity. Radioactive decay chains.
  • Nuclear fission, fission products.
  • Hot atoms chemistry. Szilard-Chalmers system.
  • Radiation chemistry.
  • Actinides and transactinides.


Topic 3: Radiation detection and dosimetry, radiation protection (12 h)

• Interaction of IR with matter (alpha, gamma, beta, neutrons).

• Detection of ionizing radiation (detector types, principles).

• Dosimetry of ionizing radiation. Radiation protection.


Topic 4: Separation methods in radiochemistry (12 h)

• Differences from classical separation methods and their reasons.

• Extraction methods (L-L, principles, instrumentation).

• Chromatography (principles, instrumentation).

• Enrichment and separation of selected isotopes.


Topic 5: Radioanalytical methods (12 h)

• Indicator methods. Isotope dilution analysis.

• Radio-reagent methods. Interaction methods.

• Determination of selected radionuclides.